Moniteau County Fair
August 8, 1859: The Moniteau County Agricultural and Mechanical Society had a fair on this date. It stands now as the oldest continuously held fair. (Now called the Moniteau County Fair)
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.